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Bell's Oberon Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Oberon AleBell's Oberon Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,751 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,751
Reviews: 1,558
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 122
Gots: 335 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-17-2002)
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Roman5150

Spain

3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

bottle into pint glass

appearance: cloudy yellow- orange unfiltered with 1 finger white head

smell: citrus, cloves, coriander, wheat, rye,

taste: very smooth wheat backbone with subtle citrus and rye notes, very refreshing and highly drinkable.

mouthfeel: highly carbonated, light body

overall: Perfect summer beer, I went to school in Kalamazoo and Oberon Day is one of the best days of the year. Don't even bother if it's more than 3 months old, i'd even stop at 2. It's amazing fresh and and tap as well, even served with the stereotypical orange peel. Highly drinkable, if you like wheat beers this is one of the better American versions, maybe because they use only ingredients from Europe.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 05:48:31 | More by Roman5150
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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 4,751 ratings.